Why Dragster Engines Only Last 4 seconds

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Top fuel dragsters are the most powerful cars built today. One Top Fuel dragster's 500-cubic-inch Hemi engine makes more horsepower than the first four rows at the Daytona 500. It is said that drivers experience more G's than an astronaut headed to space. They have spark plugs that are strong enough to weld metal. Their flame front's measure in temperatures up to 7000 degree's. Assuming that all of the equipment is paid off, the crew works gratis, and nothing breaks, each run costs an estimated $1000 per second and that crazy cost is because a dragster engine needs to be rebuilt EVERY RUN.
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  • Camo Hat more country than most of country radio these days.

    Lynestro The ConquerorLynestro The Conqueror5 tundi tagasi
  • Yes more dragster stuff!

    efern011efern0118 tundi tagasi
  • Did anyone else notice the intake and exhaust were swapped on the left bank?

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  • "The inertia of the piston reciprocating up and down exponentially increases the effective weight of a piston as your RPMs go up". False. It's a linear relationship. You are confusing inertia and momentum.

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  • So uh... is there any part of it that isn't replaced every run?

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    Peter MayersPeter Mayers7 päeva tagasi
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  • Top fuelers do not use overhead cams as you show and rods break because uusually because of another failure, as they are only used for so many runs.

    Rupert HerzogRupert Herzog8 päeva tagasi
  • Miniature: five secs Title:four secs Prezenter:Yes

    Pepe GamesPepe Games9 päeva tagasi
  • After watching CD and this vid i now have a much better understanding of top fuel engines

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    Rishabh KansalRishabh Kansal10 päeva tagasi
  • Most TF dragsters use copper head gaskets. Don't think MLS gaskets would hold up.

    Davey TDavey T10 päeva tagasi
  • Nitromethane origins is it is rocket fuel.

    Norm BakerNorm Baker11 päeva tagasi
  • Both images are hemispherical head design. When ever the spark plug is top dead center and the valves are on either side, its a hemispherical design. When the spark plug is off to the side, that is a non hemispherical head. The whole idea behind the hemispherical head is the spark plug is top, dead center. The flame front then comes straight down on center of the piston. Which allows much more advanced timing and smoother, more power out of the engine.

    Norm BakerNorm Baker11 päeva tagasi
  • 1:00 I had to rewind

    Louis 1Louis 111 päeva tagasi
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  • “Your average car can last over 3,000 hrs of run time.” At an average speed of 35 mph, that equates to only 105,000 miles. An average of 50 mph equates to 150,000 miles. Obviously it depends on how fast you drive, but both those figure seem very low to me!

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  • Thought they were pushrod motors ..

    don wickmandon wickman12 päeva tagasi
  • 1st person I’ve heard make a dragster boring👉😵

    no angelno angel12 päeva tagasi
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    Christian LChristian L13 päeva tagasi
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    Ganesan GGanesan G13 päeva tagasi
  • I'm amazed that the economics of top fuel drag racing allows it to exist

    Tine TanniesTine Tannies13 päeva tagasi
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    icer72icer7213 päeva tagasi
  • 3:48 that's 1000 more revs then the engine the Panda Trueno gets after having the first one blow in 2nd stage

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    MetroplexMetroplex13 päeva tagasi
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    Allen NaikAllen Naik13 päeva tagasi
  • The motors in dragsters use a centrally mounted camshaft , which use roller lifters, push rod and rocker arms to actuate the valves. Your animation shows a Double Over Head Cam (DOHC) set up which would indicate four camshafts, two cams per cylinder bank. Just though you should know.

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  • Hey man correction on the video. Top fuel cars do not use MLS gaskets. They use a solid copper gaskets with o ring groves cut in the head with steel hoop rings on the cylinder sleeve so it cuts into the copper and presses it into the cylinder head

    superjdog100superjdog10014 päeva tagasi
  • Good job!! More drag stuff! Mebbe some discussions of the various classes of dragsters?

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  • I never understood dragracings, but at least i understand how the engines of these "cars" work Once again, Donut Media rocks!

    DariusMcScottyDariusMcScotty14 päeva tagasi
  • I'm no expert ...... but for a man to speak non-stop about such extremely complicated mechanics ........ at such a young age ....... well , all I can say is you must've rebuilt your first engine (solo) by the age of 6 or 7 . [And I don't mean lawnmower engine , I mean a Chevy 350 4 bolt main blablabla edlebrock blablabla Holley 4 barrel carber -blablabla-ator] Your from the planet Krypton aren't ya .. haha . jeezus

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  • What bearings do dragsters use? Are they roller? Or what we buy

    BobdodgeBobdodge14 päeva tagasi
  • Wish i could rebuild my engine in 40 minutes

    BobdodgeBobdodge14 päeva tagasi
  • Like how said TQ rather than HP on the clutch... Also many ppl think higher octane the hotter the engine runs..no.. And another myth..i need more power ill use a hotter spark plug.. No it robs hp

    BobdodgeBobdodge14 päeva tagasi
  • Should talk about rotary dragsters

    Riley StolkRiley Stolk15 päeva tagasi
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  • God, it's even more primitive than I thought!

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  • Dragsters must be paying big money to all the EEtvsrs. I have seen at least half a dozen major EEtvs channels suddenly decide to cover top fuel dragsters.

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    GATO SupremeGATO Supreme17 päeva tagasi
  • Can I get a video explaining why I only last 4 seconds

    Brandon KingBrandon King17 päeva tagasi
  • To understand what happens in 4 seconds i have to watch a 16 minute video

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    Thomas KattThomas Katt18 päeva tagasi
  • Simple explanation, the more horsepower, the more problems

    EythansEythans18 päeva tagasi
  • So what EEtvs unskippable ad is 3 times the lifespan of a dragster engine?

    Colin MorColin Mor18 päeva tagasi
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